Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

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Hurricane Jose has lost strength over the last few days and is now carrying 75 miles per hour max sustained winds.

At 5 a.m. AST/EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near 26.1 degrees north latitude and 66.0 degrees west longitude.

Based on information from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Jose will make a looping path in the western Atlantic Ocean this week, generating high surf and rip currents that will affect parts of the U.S. East Coast and the northeast Caribbean.

The category one storm, meandering south of the island, nonetheless remains a potential threat to Bermuda.

Jose has turned east and is moving at about 5 miles per hour.

Jose continues to lose the punch that made it a strong Category 4 storm just days ago. It will stay well to the east-northeast of the Bahamas through Wednesday.

AccuWeather meteorologist Evan Duffey said that Jose was moving in a slow sloop because there are no systems in the area to drive it in any direction, USA Today reported.

Swells generated by Jose and Irma will continue to affect the U.S. East Coast, leading to risky rip current conditions this week.

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